WAHLBERG'S EAGLE - Aquila wahlbergi - Bruinarend by Magaret Meintjes

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Captured: Groenland Safari’s, Tolwe, Limpopo, SOUTH AFRICA

Nikon D50
RAW (12-bit)
Lens: VR 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 D
Focal Length: 330mm
1/1000 sec – F/5.6
Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 360

Distinguished from all other raptors by their fully feathered legs
Prey is killed either by impact or by crushing in powerful talons and flesh is torn by the well hooked bill.
Most eagles hunt while flying, wheeling effortlessly in rising warm air, and are seldom seen perched in fair weather.

WAHLBERG’S EAGLE – Aquila wahlbergi – Bruinarend

Common resident, August – March.
Occurs in several colour morphs. Dark and white – headed and white headed individuals also occur.
Sometimes utters a whistling ‘peeeeoo’ in flight.
A summer breeding eagle and the most common brown eagle at that time of the year.

I was born and still live in Africa.
Live a life close to nature, where I get the inspiration to do what I love most…., “Photography”.
Where I live and what I do is my destiny. I am grateful for the privilege

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  • NikonMan
    NikonManover 2 years ago


  • Thank you for excepting !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago


  • Dankie vriendin!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thanks for excepting Ray!

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Nice detailed capture Magaret

  • Thank you so much Larry!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Jack Ryan
    Jack Ryanover 2 years ago

    Excellent perspective and detail…another beauty, Maragret.

  • Thank you so much Jack!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Macky
    Mackyover 2 years ago

  • Thank you for excepting Macks!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 2 years ago

    Stunning capture of this beautiful bird !

  • Thanks so much Renee!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Outstanding capture Magaret.

  • Thank you so much Julie xx

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...about 2 years ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Thank you so much Paul!

    – Magaret Meintjes

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